MUSIC VENUE AND BAR 78 BELOW CLOSES BECAUSE OF ‘LANDLORD ISSUES’

The bar 78 Below on Columbus Avenue and 78th street closed its doors last week after a dispute with its lan … Read the rest of this entry >>

BANKSY BOY DEFACED AS DEVIL-WORSHIPER

A vandal sprayed what appears to be devil horns and tail on the Banksy hammer boy painting on 79th street and Broadway sometime in the wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

AVERAGE UWS RENTS SWING HIGHER, EXCEPT FOR TWO-BEDROOMS WITHOUT DOORMEN

Average rents on the Upper West Side mostly rose in October, although asking rents for apartments with two-bedrooms in buildings without doormen … Read the rest of this entry >>

HISTORIC WEST-PARK CHURCH’S FUTURE DEPENDS ON TUESDAY MEETING

West-Park Presbyterian Church on the corner of 86th street and Amsterdam Avenue has come up with a plan to ease the church's money woes, but it all depen … Read the rest of this entry >>

IS THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW MORE ‘UPPER WEST SIDE’ THAN SEINFELD?

The new Michael J. Fox Show seems committed to showcasing the Upper West Side -- more so than Seinfeld, the most Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER BURST OF CREATIVE ENERGY AT JUILLIARD THIS WEEK (SPONSORED)

Juilliard will put on several free and inexpensive plays and concerts this … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN: CRIME, TRAGEDY, RELIGIOUS REVIVAL, AND REAL ESTATE

Below, check out some of the news about the Upper West Side published in other outlets over the past … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE INVESTIGATING REPORT OF RAPE IN CENTRAL PARK NEAR 100TH (UPDATE)

A 38-year-old woman told police she was raped in Central Park early Sunday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: ACTORS REENACT ‘RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK’ IN CENTRAL PARK

Actors from Improv Everywhere recently reenacted the classic scene from Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark in Central Park, to the confusion and delight of people in the … Read the rest of this entry >>

PORTRAIT OF A NEIGHBOR: PAUL R.

Editor’s Note: As part of a regular West Side Rag series, artist Michelle Hill interviews and draws Upper West Siders. This is the tenth installment in our Portrait of a Neighbor se … Read the rest of this entry >>

A WEST SIDE RAG COLUMNIST IS LEAVING THE UPPER WEST SIDE; HERE’S WHY

Editor's Note: Malcolm Carter, a columnist for West Side Rag and real estate broker who specialized in Upper West Side properties, is about to depart the Upper West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

CIBO E VINO OPENS WITH SAVORY PASTAS AND FLASH-FRIED APPS

Cibo E Vino, the long-awaited replacement for Georgia's Bakery & Cafe on 89th street and Broadway, opened its doors earlier this … Read the rest of this entry >>

6 REASONS TO LOVE ‘HOLIDAY UNDER THE STARS’

Here are six reasons why the Time Warner Center's Holiday Under the Stars show, which was recently installed, is clearly Manhattan's greatest holiday disp … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW MAP SHOWS THAT TOXIC SITES ABOUND ON THE UWS

Toxic refuse is something that we all know exists in New Jersey. But new data shows that there are quite a few toxic … Read the rest of this entry >>

ABBEY PUB, CLOSED BY THE CITY, ATTEMPTS TO RALLY SUPPORT

The Abbey Pub at 237 West 105th street has been closed for two weeks under somewhat mysterious circumstances, and the owners are now asking … Read the rest of this entry >>

REDFARM WILL SERVE DINNER STARTING THURSDAY

RedFarm, the popular new Chinese restaurant on 77th street and Broadway that has been lunch-only for about a month will finally open its doors after dark on Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREELANCERS UNITE! THE UPPER WEST SIDE NEEDS CO-WORKING SPACE

Co-working spaces have been popping up throughout the city for the past few years to give entrepreneurs the ability to work … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARTE PASTA JUST OPENED; HAVE A PEEK AT THE MENU

Arte Pasta, which replaced Dean's pizzeria on 85th street just East of Broadway, opened a few days ago and we're starting to hear good things. The resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES: RAKING, TURKEY-DONATING, TULIP-PLANTING, AND MORE

If you've got a strong back, a strong mind or even strong breath you can help your community. We've heard about se … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORE EXCITING CHINESE FOOD NEWS: XI’AN FAMOUS FOODS OPENING ON 102ND

Xi'an Famous Foods, a growing Chinese restaurant chain known for savory noodles, pork burgers and soups, is opening its newest location at 2675 Broadway (102nd street). If all goes … Read the rest of this entry >>

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